Apollos University was established with the mission to provide higher education to qualified students that might not be able to attend or afford a traditional university. The University was originally founded in August 2004 as a non-profit university. Later the non-profit corporation was closed and the for-profit corporation was established in May 2005. The new University was named Apollos University of California with a “doing business as” (DBA) Apollos University. Today, Apollos is located in Montana under the name of Apollos University, Inc. Apollos has remained true to its original mission of providing higher education to qualified students via online technologies and mediums. Today, the university has students throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Apollos serves working professionals from around the globe who would not be able to leave their jobs to enroll in a traditional, brick and mortar university. Apollos University received its approval from the State of California’s Bureau for Private Postsecondary & Vocational Education (BPPVE) in July 2005 and then enrolled its first student in September 2005. Later, the decision was made to move the university to Great Falls, Montana and received approval from the Montana Board of Regents on 8 July 2016 to open the campus in Great Falls, Montana. The office in Huntington Beach, CA was closed on 30 Sep 2016 and the office in Montana became operational 1 Oct 2016. The DEAC accreditation remained in place and the VA approval was updated for Montana effective 1 Oct 2016. Apollos was approved as a member of SARA (State Authorization and Reciprocity Agreements) on 7 Dec 2016. Today, Apollos is approved to teach students in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia. Over the past few years, the University has successfully grown and proven itself to be a student-centered university. Its first graduation was held in July 2007 and the graduates have all, without exception, made significant improvements in their professional lives based on the knowledge and encouragement they received from their Apollos University degree programs. In its continued strive for quality; the Board of Directors authorized the Executive Board to pursue 3rd party accreditation. Apollos applied for accreditation in 2010 and received accreditation status in January 2012. The university is now an accredited member of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Apollos University is also proud to serve members of the United States military and their families. (We offer flexible, accredited online programs to people all over the world) Apollos University is approved for several tuition assistance programs offered by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The following Apollos courses are approved for enrollment using one of the programs below:
- Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
- Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration (AAS)
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) ,
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) ,
- Certificate Programs in Various Business Professions
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Science in Organizational Management (MSOM)
Enrollment in these courses is available for veterans as well as their spouses under the MyCAA program. Mission Statement Apollos University is an academic institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the principle of providing the highest quality education at an affordable tuition rate for students who seek to increase their career advancement opportunities and enhance their leadership skills. Our programs are built on a foundation of knowledge transfer, application of knowledge, critical thinking, and research skills. Apollos’ programs are offered worldwide through an online, distance learning methodology designed to meet the needs of the global student while providing individualized service to our students. The student registers for classes each term and is responsible for payment of their tuition associated with those classes no later than the first day before the classes are scheduled to start.
- Undergraduate Tuition $145.00 / per Credit
- Masters Tuition $184.00 / per Credit
- Doctoral Tuition $217.00 / per Credit
All undergraduate courses are 3 credits each and the total tuition cost per course is $435. All but one of the master level courses are 3 credits each and the total tuition cost per course is $552. Most doctoral level courses are 3 credits each and the total tuition per 3 credit course is $651. However, there are four 1 ½ credit doctoral workshop courses and the cost for each of these courses is $325.50.
- Estimated Total Associate Program Cost is $8,775 US ($25 library fee, $8,700 tuition (60 credits), and $50 graduation fee).
- Estimated Total Bachelor Program Cost is $17,475 US ($25 library fee, $17,400 tuition (120 credits), and $50 graduation fee).
- Estimated Total Master’s Program Cost is $6,883 US ($25 library fee, $6,808 tuition (37 credits), and $50 graduation fee).
- Estimated Total Doctoral Program Cost is $13,387 US ($100 Library Fee, $13,237 Tuition (61 credits), & $50 Graduation Fee).
Textbook Grant E-book Textbooks are provided to the student for most courses free of charge through the Apollos University Textbook Grant. The Textbook Grant covers the cost of the e-book textbook. Fees The following fees and charges are costs that students may incur beyond the basic tuition cost for specific degree programs. Fees are charged when services are rendered. *International Transcript Evaluation $ 250.00 One Time APOLLOS Library Fee $ 25.00 One Time APOLLOS Library Fee (Doctoral) $ 100.00 *Registration Fee (20% of Tuition) $ 200.00 maximum (See Registration Fee in Catalog) *Challenge Exam $ 250.00 Late Registration Fee $ 25.00 Graduation Fee $ 50.00 *Additional Transcript Fee $ 10.00 *Bank Wire Fee (incoming or outgoing) $ 25.00 *Change of Program Fee $ 50.00 *Course Extension Fee (2 Weeks) $ 50.00 *Leave of Absence Fee $ 50.00 *Returned Check Fee $ 25.00 * Indicates fees that are non-refundable
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